PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract by P.T. OKI Pulp and Paper Mills for the design and supply of an integrated chlorine dioxide plant for its pulp mill project in South Sumatra, Indonesia.
Officials did not disclose the contract value, but noted that when completed, the plant is anticipated to produce 172 metric tonnes of chlorine dioxide per day, making it the largest chlorine dioxide plant ever built. The plant is scheduled to be commissioned in 2016.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is designing and engineering the plant, supplying key equipment and materials including Jacobs’ proprietary Chemetics® equipment, and providing technical services for plant erection, operator training, commissioning and testing.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Terry Hagen stated, “We are pleased to build upon our successes in supplying several chlorine dioxide plants to clients in Indonesia since the 1980s, and look forward to providing quality and value to P.T. OKI on this significant project.”
P.T. OKI Pulp and Paper Mills is headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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